Linkinhorne Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting
An invitation to everyone living or working in Linkinhorne Parish
ALL parishioners are warmly invited to The Annual Parish meeting at Rilla Mill Village Hall on Monday 10th April 2017 at 7.00pm.
2. Minutes of the Meeting of Monday 11 April 2016
3. Chairmanís Report
4. Jubilee Field Working Group progress report and future plans.
5. Linkinhorne Parish Hall progress report.
6. Neighbourhood Development Plan Progress Report
7. Your questions, comments, and suggestions.
This is your opportunity to put questions or make comments on parish and community matters that interest or concern you.
A†mobile library stop†will be taking place from 2:30pm - 4:30pm on Mondays: 3rd April and 24th April, 15th May 2017, 12th and 26th June.† It will be parked just below FD Hall and Son Ltd.
Linkinhorne, a rural parish in South East Cornwall, stretches from the River Inny in the north-east to the expanses of Bodmin Moor in the west. The River Lynher meanders across the Parish through secluded valleys and by gently rolling fields.
The three largest villages are Minions, Rilla Mill and Upton Cross; there are also the settlements of Henwood, Linkinhorne and Bray Shop as well as dozens of other small hamlets such as Caradon Town, Downgate, Ley Mill, Plushabridge, etc.
The western parts of Linkinhorne parish lie on the eastern slopes of Bodmin Moor, an area of granite moorland, rising to over 380m above sea level at Sharptor, above the Cheesewring, a granite outcrop of apparently precariously balanced rocks. The highest village in the parish is Minions, at 302m asl.
Travelling east from the Moor, the land drops to the gentler hills and river valleys which cover most of the parish. Most of this land is agricultural or woodland; the climate is mild and rarely is there prolonged cold in the winter - snow and frost rarely lasting more than a day or two.
There are no major roads in the parish. Two classified roads, the B3254, running north-south and the B3257 running northwest-southeast cross the parish, providing road links to Launceston, Liskeard and Callington.